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Marcel Pagnol
(1895-1974) born on
Feb 25
French playwright. He won fame as a master of stage comedy and critical acclaim for his filmmaking. He was the first filmmaker elected to the French Academy, 1946.
         
   
F
Whenever I go to the dock and look at the horizon, I am on the other side. If I see a boat on the ocean, it pulls me like a cord . . . like a belt pulling my sides, and I don't know where I am, I cannot think of anything else. . .

R
The most difficult secret for a man to keep is his own opinion of himself.
A
A secret is not something unrevealed, but something told privately, in a whisper.
N
One has to look out for engineers -- they begin with sewing machines and end up with the atomic bomb.
K
Honor is like a match, you can only use it once.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Cesar and Marius;" found at http://www.cogito.fr/marseill/pagnol.htm
R: News summaries 15 Mar 1954.
A: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
N: "Critique des Critiques," ch. 3, 1949.
K: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
   


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